The preaching-Weathercock: a paradox, proving Mr. W- R-Dson (lately a dissenting minister, and now a presbiter of the Church of England) will cant, recant, and re-recant, till (to prove he is no Schismatick) he has set his religion and conscience to all the points of the compass: Fairly argued from - The Secret History of his Life, Conversation and Doctrines - Whilst (tho' a Presbyterian) he stickled hard to be chose Pastor to an Independent Congregation in Moorfields; - Or, a Letter to that Universal Turncoat, concerning his so often changing his Religion. The whole Compleating the Weathercock-Paradox in III Parts. Written by John Dunton, a true and constant Son of the Church of England, without Respect to Parties, and Author of those Two Answers to Dean Kennet, and Dr. Sacheverel, intituled - The Bull-Baiting, - and Hazard of a Death-Bed-Repentance.
- Dunton, John, 1659-1733.
A supplement to the Commentary on The book of common-prayer, &c. Containing, I. A Commentary on all the Occasional Offices, viz. the Form of Prayer to be used at Sea: The Forms for the Ordering Bishops, Priests and Deacons: for the Fifth of November; Thirtieth of January; Twenty ninth of May; and the Day of the Queen's happy Accession to the Crown. Wherein, besides the Explanation of the Texts and Rubricks, is treated of the Original and Progress of Navigation, Ships of War, and Sea-Fights. Of the [gree text] or Lower Orders, used in the ancient Church, Sub-Deacons, Readers, Acolyths, &c. Of the Apostolical Antiquity of the three Great Orders of Bishops, Priests and Deacons. Of the Age, Qualifications, &c. of Persons to be Ordained. Of the Diaconal Privileges at Synaxes, Baptisms, &c. The Rise and Downfal of, with the Mischiefs in several Ages accruing from, the Papal Supremacy. The Regal Supremacy maintain'd. Of external and internal Calls to the Ministry. Of Canonical Obedience and Imposition of Hands. Of the Dignity and Privileges of Presbyters, both in and out of Synods: Of their particular Qualifications, Stipulations, &c. Of the ancient Ordination Forms. Of Bishops, and their sole Right to Ordain; their Qualifications, &c. Of Archbishops and Metropolitans, their Preeminence and Power. A short History of the Powder Plot; and a Dissertation, shewing, That Resistance, Deposition and Murder of Princes, took their first Rise from the Pope, and his Dependents, contrary to Scripture, and the constant Doctrine of Christian Writers, for near twelve Centuries. Of the Civil War, the King's Murder, and the Restoration, with some short Memoirs concerning the present Reign. II. To which is added an Introduction to the Liturgy of the Church of England, written by way of Preface before Archbishop Land's Collection of various Readings out of the several Ancient Common-Prayer Books, being A brief Survey of the Times and Manners of the Reformation in Religion of the Churches of England and Scotland, and of the Liturgy, Rites, Ceremonies, and Discipline therein used and Controverted. With an Answer to all the Puritans Objections, before, at, and after the Conference at Hampton-Court. Printed by a Copy exactly compared with the Original Mss. in his Grace of Canterbury's Library at Lambeth. III. Offices out of the several Protestant Liturgies, and Rituals, that are not in the Liturgy of the Church of England. An Office for Women with Child. For private Confession to the Minister. For publick Confession. For Persons possessed with evil Spirits. For Persons troubled in Mind. For Malefactors both in Prison and at Execution. Forms for the Excommunicating and Restoring of Offenders. For Preparation to the Lord's Day. Morning and Evening Prayer for Families. Forms of Prayer for Preparation to the Communion. Form for publick Catechism. One to be used for our Protestant Brethren, in time of Distress or Persecution. By Will. Nicholls, D. D.
- Nicholls, William, 1664-1712.
- MDCCXI.